Kevin K. Chan
  • Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Canada
Research focus
  • Biochemistry
Personal information


Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, 2014

Current position

Ph.D. Researcher, University of Toronto (2009-2014)


  1. Chan, K. K.*, Seetharaman, A.*, Bagg, R., Selman, G., Zhang, Y., Kim, J., and Roy, P. J. (2014). EVA-1 functions as an UNC-40 co-receptor to enhance attraction to the MADD-4 guidance cue in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet 10(8): e1004521.
  2. Alexander, M., Selman, G., Seetharaman, A., Chan, K. K., D’Souza, S. A., Byrne, A. B., and Roy, P. J. (2010). MADD-2, a homolog of the Opitz syndrome protein MID1, regulates guidance to the midlinethrough UNC-40 in Caenorhabditis elegans. Dev Cell 18(6): 961-972.
  3. Alexander, M.*, Chan, K. K.*, Byrne, A. B.*, Selman, G., Lee, T., Ono, J., Wong, E., Puckrin, R., Dixon, S. J. and Roy, P. J. (2009). An UNC-40 pathway directs postsynaptic membrane extension in Caenorhabditis elegans. Development 136(6): 911-922.
  4. Dixon, S. J.*, Alexander, M.*, Chan, K. K., and Roy, P. J. (2008). Insulin-like signaling negatively regulates muscle arm extension through DAF-12 in Caenorhabditis elegans. Dev Biol 318(1): 153-161.

    *Denotes equal contribution
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